Recruiting for ARPA-E Fellows Position

Jianli Cheng

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E) Is Seeking New Fellows to Join Our Team!

The Fellows Position:

ARPA-E is looking for the next generation of scientific leaders to help solve the most pressing and exciting challenges in energy. The Fellows assist the agency in identifying possible breakthrough energy technologies through technical and economic analyses. During their two-year tenure, ARPA-E Fellows influence the direction of American energy innovation, engaging with world-class researchers in academia and industry, entrepreneurs, and government officials. Prior experience in energy and/or commercialization is not necessary.

The Fellows Position:
  • Prepare energy technology and economic analyses to help define the strategic direction and vision of the agency.
  • Learn energy technology development and commercialization directly from the nation's best energy entrepreneurs and researchers, and gain exposure to a wide variety of energy technologies.
  • Ph.D. in a scientific or engineering field. Students who expect to complete their Ph.D. within the next year are also encouraged to apply.
  • Strong analytical, research, and communication skills.
  • Ability to initiate independent projects and work across disciplines.
  • Passion to change the world through energy technology research and development.
  • U.S. citizenship.
To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, current CV, and contact information for three references on the Spring 2016 Fellows Application website. In your cover letter, please discuss energy technology areas that you would like to work on as an ARPA-E Fellow, especially areas that ARPA-E has not yet pursued. (Give us your vision!)

Please submit your application by Friday, April 15th, 2016 to receive consideration in this round of recruiting.